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August 2017 Archives

The high risk of death and serious injury for bicyclists

While riding your bicycle to work every day may be a good way to save money and the environment, there are also some fairly serious inherent risks. Thousands of bicyclists are killed and injured in car accidents every year.

Secondary injuries often accompany spinal cord injuries

With spinal cord injuries, much of the focus is on rehabilitation that can help restore function. Medical professionals call this one of their greatest challenges, and full restoration is not always possible, so this emphasis does make sense.

Why has Michigan kept no-fault auto insurance?

In 1973, Michigan started its no-fault auto insurance system. The idea behind the system was to lower the costs for consumers and to get doctors their payments faster. This was because victims of accidents didn't need to file a lawsuit against the other driver in order to get compensation for injuries. With no-fault insurance, drivers would simply use their own insurance company to submit claims, no matter who was at fault in the accident.

How to drive safely around large vehicles

Driving on the roads of Michigan can be scary, especially for young drivers. But for drivers of all ages, driving near large vehicles can be dangerous. You need to know how to position your vehicle and maneuver it around trucks and buses so the drivers of these vehicles can see you. Follow the tips outlined here and you should be able to avoid an accident.

Wrongful death lawsuit surrounding death of infant to continue

The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of a deceased infant will continue, according to a ruling made by a Lenawee County Circuit judge at the beginning of August. The judge ruled that a default judgment made against the subject of the lawsuit will be set aside so the case can go to trial. A pretrial date is slated for August 28.

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